Tarrant County Back to School Round Up

Tarrant County Back to School Round Up - North Texas Kids


Back to School Round Up in Tarrant County

The 14th annual Tarrant County Back To School Roundup is on Thursday, Aug. 9, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Will Rogers Memorial Center’s Amon G. Carter Exhibit Hall (3401 W. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76107). Families who meet eligibility guidelines must pre-register by Aug. 7 to attend the event. Families can pre-register for free school supplies online from June 25-July 9, or at pre-registration events being held throughout Tarrant County. Note that pre-registration is required; walk-ups are not accepted on event day.

A one-stop shop complete with all the back-to-school necessities, Roundup will provide free school supplies to pre-registered students in pre-K through 12th grade who meet specific eligibility requirements. Free services for students include immunizations, sports physicals (middle and high school students), dental screenings, fluoride applications, toothbrushes, toothpaste and vision screenings. Haircuts and school uniform tops also will be provided at no cost. All family members are welcome to take advantage of free health screenings (including blood pressure, glucose checks and kidney health screenings). Pre-K through 5th grade students will receive a free backpack. Plus, Half Price Books will give away 7,000 books. Other highlights will include musical entertainment, kids activities, games, interactive demonstrations, educational information and more.

Free parking is available at Farrington Field, located at the corner of University and Lancaster. Free shuttle service between Will Rogers and Farrington Field will be provided from 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Parking is also available for $10 at the Memorial Center.

For more information and to register for the Back To School Round Up, visit backtoschoolroundup.org or call 2-1-1.



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